Menopause is a natural life stage in every woman’s life and diet is really important to help control and relieve its symptoms. The long-term effects of the menopause are that the depletion of the hormone oestrogen causes changes to the body leaving women susceptible to health complications such as osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease. However, lifestyle changes can reduce these risks and diet is a major influence.
The menopause means you can’t get pregnant, right? But the idea that you can’t get pregnant while the menopause is happening isn’t entirely true.
Some women experience a drop in libido, either in the short or long term, during the menopause. What's normal? And what can you do about it?
In general, the menopause, its effects and symptoms are rarely discussed within a professional context. We carried out a study to gain insight and statistics about the menopause in the workplace.